Singing Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Singing

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In the last century, everybody was singing lower.
~By Placido Domingo ~


All my songs were solo voices. Just me singing. In fact, that was the gimmick - no gimmick. Just singing straight with not too much background.
~By Bobby Vinton ~


I was equally in love with singing and acting from an early age.
~By Minnie Driver ~


Sometimes that is why you might even stay in the bathroom for even half an hour, making that water running all over, just singing.
~By Dennis Brown ~


I get the greatest feeling when I'm singing. It's other-worldly. Your feet are anchored into the Earth and into this energy force that comes up through your feet and goes up the top of your head and maybe you're holding hands with the angels or the stars, I have no idea.
~By Cyndi Lauper ~


I started in 1946 in radio. I was ten years old. I was discovered singing in a school play. Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
~By Hector Elizondo ~


I was a kid, and I remember my mother singing. She was also a radio soap opera actress, but my mother sang.
~By Ruben Blades ~


I'm very happy to sing whatever I'm singing. I've always enjoyed any role I've been given at a certain time. They've all been favourites, they've all been wonderful pieces to play.
~By Joan Sutherland ~


I then realized that I could never be satisfied again with the mere natural charm of my voice, that I had to constantly paint when singing, melting all the colors, expressing reds and blacks that had to be less primary but bursting with subtly colored combinations.
~By Placido Domingo ~


In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below.
~By John McCrae ~


I remember when the candle shop burned down. Everyone stood around singing 'Happy Birthday.'
~By Steven Wright ~


When I was singing, everybody liked me.
~By Nana Mouskouri ~


Singing beautiful melodies is one thing, but to deliver the text so that the people understand it, even in a foreign language, has to be worked at very hard.
~By Maureen Forrester ~


And in singing, what my voice lacked in quality it made up for in volume.
~By Hedda Hopper ~


I have to own something before I can say it, and I have to own it before I can sing it as well, emotionally. I only enjoy acting and singing if I am believing what I am doing.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


It was always acting, singing and dancing that I loved.
~By Linda Lavin ~


Singing your own songs is all about individual expression.
~By Lyle Lovett ~


I came out singing, the doctor slapped me on the head, and I started singing.
~By Keith David ~


In some ways, I've always approached singing as acting, and the voice is just like a way of carrying the song.
~By Petula Clark ~


I really liked the Mariachi singing in Westerns.
~By Harry Dean Stanton ~


See, that's nothing but blues, that's all I'm singing about. It's today's blues.
~By Jimi Hendrix ~


To me acting and singing are worlds apart.
~By Emmylou Harris ~


Directing an opera is similar to directing a play. The singing must not get in the way of the drama.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


I don't have the will for singing but I must do it.
~By Alfredo Kraus ~


I'm singing in the rain, just singing in the rain; What a wonderful feeling, I'm happy again.
~By Arthur Freed ~


Well, over the years, I've developed a stable of songs of which I'm known for and never get tired of singing.
~By Joe Cocker ~


Now I'm more sure and I feel myself more comfortable singing.
~By Andrea Bocelli ~


I was always singing the way I felt, and maybe I didn't exactly know it, but I just didn't like the way things were down there-in Mississippi.
~By Muddy Waters ~


I really love singing.
~By Andrea Corr ~


The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


One of my favorites is 'The Sound of Music'. When Julie Andrews runs through the hills singing her head off, I always wish that a gust of wind would blow her skirt up.
~By Mark Roberts ~


My singing voice is somewhere between a drunken apology and a plumbing problem.
~By Colin Firth ~


We didn't have movies in this little mining town. When I was 12 my mom took me to New York and I saw Bye Bye Birdie, with people singing and dancing, and that was it.
~By Margot Kidder ~


Sometimes I write notes that I have difficulty singing.
~By Elvis Costello ~


I'm more relaxed when I can hear the beat clearly all the time I'm singing.
~By Jimmy Rushing ~


When you find yourself on stage singing and you are embarrassed about what you are singing in front of your peers, then you have to think about your priorities.
~By Alison Moyet ~


I remember him watching me through the crack of a door singing with a hairbrush. I was in front of his mirror. I think he wanted me to sing. He would get me on the table and make me sing sometimes or play the piano. He was very encouraging on that front.
~By Lisa Marie Presley ~


I wanted to do Playboy to get across the same ideas I'm singing and writing about these days. It's all about proving that a woman can defy stereotypes.
~By Jody Watley ~


I've done gospel singing. I have a gospel album and country album.
~By Donna Douglas ~


Singing is the love of my life, but I was ready to give it all up because I couldn't handle people talking about how fat I was.
~By Stevie Nicks ~


I just prefer instrumental. I don't need to hear what other people are singing. And if I need music as a backdrop to work or to think, I need to have that part of the brain clear - I don't need people feeding their fantasies into my vision.
~By Lydia Lunch ~


Singing was my first love and I never even considered it after I started acting, but now I'm bringing it back into my life. I trained from the ages of 11 to 17. When I moved to New York and got into serious acting, I just kind of abandoned the whole singing thing. But when I grew up in Pennsylvania I went to voice lessons once a week.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


A real active music set, based and really concentrated on what the music's all about. That's what I'm all about - singing and a really good strong music set.
~By Jon Secada ~


This is something I love to do. I've never had any other job. I love singing and entertaining.
~By Stephanie Mills ~


When I was nine, we'd take a bus to the seaside. Coming back, we'd take turns entertaining, singing songs and the like. I tried some stand-up comedy. I had a captive audience in that bus. Then I realized I wanted to do more than that.
~By Jim Dale ~


I don't believe in singing lessons. You can sing or you can't.
~By Harry Dean Stanton ~


When I'm singing I try not be a singer with a capital S. I just try to get it out so I feel comfortable with it.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


Unless you're singing something that's kind of in rhythm with the bass, the melodies, it's just difficult.
~By Kim Gordon ~


My favorite type of music to sing to would be rock and roll, Tenacious D, Led Zeppelin, some Queen - I love all of them. I love singing to them because they're all just great voices. I love listening to very obscure jazz.
~By Casey Abrams ~


I think one of the most difficult challenges in show business is the challenge of longevity and to constantly realize and reveal what's already been there - like doing stage and singing and dancing in New York. I haven't been that far out of my comfort zone in a while.
~By Blair Underwood ~


There is no singing anymore, everything is yelling and shouting and rapping and that is real boring to a guy like me.
~By Sebastian Bach ~


I wondered how people would take me being a country music singer. I thought about deviating from that and singing other things. But... it doesn't really make sense for me to try to be something that I'm not.
~By Carrie Underwood ~


Mostly singing was cathartic, writing was cathartic, therapeutic. I don't think I had a goal, particularly, to sing or put it out there for anybody.
~By Lisa Marie Presley ~


There is no seam between my songs and myself-they really are me. It's not like I'm performing; I'm just singing stuff that I really believe.
~By David Friedman ~


Nothing I have done professionally will top the feeling I got when singing with John Farnham at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
~By Olivia Newton-John ~


After being so bad I could hear the angels singing.
~By Lillie Langtry ~


There has always been a feeling with people that they love my singing but not always the choice of material.
~By Alison Moyet ~


When I am seriously composing, sometimes a phrase will come into my head, a catch phrase. When I was writing pop songs for a few years, as a career, separate from my folksinging career, I used to write songs for pop singers.
~By Tom Glazer ~


Shortly after this I was made a member of the boys' choir, it being found that I possessed a clear, strong soprano voice. I enjoyed the singing very much.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


I like what it is to sing, or to be with the others singing, to make music, but the fuss and all the things that are the exterior part of a career, has never interested me.
~By Victoria de los Angeles ~


It is not fun singing about losing somebody like that, but at the same time it was easy to write because the memories were so real and vivid and so much a part of who I am.
~By Vince Gill ~


I get even more nervous singing when everyone's fallen silent, but I really try to communicate the meaning of the lyrics, and there's people there listening to that, and if they're moved by it, then I'm moved as well.
~By Namie Amuro ~


Time is important to me because I want to sing long enough to leave a message. I'm used to singing in churches where nobody would dare stop me until the Lord arrives!
~By Mahalia Jackson ~


No matter what as an artist that's always what you want to do, you want to connect to the audience, you want to be able to send whatever message it is that you're singing about, you want to be able to convey that - and not make them feel - you want them to feel it, you want them to feel what you feel.
~By Naima Adedapo ~


When you're singing you can hear the echo of people in the audience singing every single word with you, and that was that big dream that I had for myself. It's happening.
~By Taylor Swift ~


Every time I talk about this, I say: when the singer is singing, he must be respected, you must be able to hear what he's saying. You can't put a trombone and a drum up there, and a microphone on the drum, microphones on everybody. You can't hear what he's saying.
~By Compay Segundo ~


I am working on my nightclub act, definitely want to do more singing.
~By Keith David ~


A clock struck out the hour of twelve, and the bird in the hedgerow was still singing as we marched out to the roadway, and followed our merry pipers home to town.
~By Patrick MacGill ~


My book 'Trust Your Heart', which is the story of my life, will be followed by 'Singing Lessons', a memoir of love, loss, hope, and healing, which talks about the death of my son and the hope that has been the aftermath of the healing from that tragedy.
~By Judy Collins ~


That was my way, and I also use the music after five years, I started hearing opera, opera, it was very good instrument to keep the spirit very strong because you feel like you are yourself singing opera, and I used to hear a lot of opera, they send me tapes.
~By Mordechai Vanunu ~


My heart is singing for joy this morning! A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!
~By Anne Sullivan ~


I don't want the giant ego. I don't want to become Kevin Costner, singing on the soundtrack to The Postman.
~By Joss Whedon ~


We had our unhappy moments but they got channelled into the kind of sadness that was necessary for singing a song about going nowhere. So it worked out very well I think.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
~By Rod Serling ~


Then when I was in grammar school I played the clarinet, and then, after clarinet I played the flute in college orchestra - besides singing in the college chorus and things like that.
~By Bobby McFerrin ~


We influence singing but never really songwriting.
~By Charles King ~


If you are speaking about my own songs, I would think so because we were talking about that particular era and I was singing one of my songs that I recorded 50 years ago.
~By Ruth Brown ~


A black man singing about a blond girl was potential trouble.
~By Charley Pride ~


I hear the singing of the lives of women. They clear mystery, the offering, and pride.
~By Muriel Rukeyser ~


My father being in the movie business, I thought being an actor would be great. But when I started singing to people in coffeehouses, you know, singing folk music and then, later, singing songs that I started to write myself, I felt more than an affinity for it.
~By David Crosby ~


I'm singing what I want to sing based on the emotion of what that day feels like. That's what comes out of my mouth and guitar. That impacts people. They know anything can happen.
~By John Mayer ~


Singing is my life. It has always been my life. It will always be my life.
~By Celia Cruz ~


When Frank the Pug is singing I Will Survive, the only reason it's funny is that Will is in that shot trying not to get angry. A shot of a dog singing I Will Survive on its own will not get a laugh.
~By Barry Sonnenfeld ~


We used to have a main female vocalist. But she had a baby. Now we do the singing ourselves.
~By Bernie Worrell ~


There really aren't any completely Asian people singing right now.
~By Utada Hikaru ~


If you feel like singing along, don't.
~By James Taylor ~


I write a lot of lyrics and I'm involved in the producing process, because it's like, if I'm singing it, I want it to be something that I can relate to.
~By Lindsay Lohan ~


There's the most resistance to an actor singing. It's like I'm being disloyal to my industry.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


I don't think we should speak so much. What if we were singing a song? We split, whilst singing.
~By Jean Gabin ~


I started singing for The Phantom in January, and we started filming in October and I sang all the way through to the next June. In fact, I was singing for about two months before I even knew I had the role.
~By Gerard Butler ~


In an attempt to amuse my friends and family, I would do impressions of Dean Martin, singing Everybody Loves Somebody. I secretly really enjoyed singing the song.
~By Peter Gallagher ~


We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest, adult way. Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear.
~By King Hussein ~


I will be singing primarily all the songs from the musicals that I have been in from over the years.
~By Elaine Paige ~


Half the battle is selling music, not singing it. It's the image, not what you sing.
~By Rod Stewart ~


Singing becomes a form of therapy.
~By Placido Domingo ~


Hopefully I'll be successful with the singing, but there are so many other things I want to do, like acting. I'll do them one at a time first!
~By Katie Price ~


What I like about playing America is you can be pretty sure you're not going to get hit with a full can of beer when you're singing and I really enjoy that!
~By Joe Strummer ~


I always thought I was singing American folk music.
~By Lonnie Donegan ~


I have always been intrigued with singing and I actually started my career in musical comedies.
~By Janine Turner ~


Love, I find, is like singing. Everybody can do enough to satisfy themselves, though it may not impress the neighbors as being very much.
~By Zora Neale Hurston ~

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